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Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music - Native American Heritage Month

Rumble: the story of the Native Americans who shaped rock music - Native American Heritage Month


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  12 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

In an eye-opening new documentary, hidden Native American figures are finally given credit for influencing a vast amount of popular music Katie Bain   @bainofyrexstnce Mon...
Congressional Medal of Honor hero Ernest 'Ernie' CHILDERS [1918 - 2005].

Congressional Medal of Honor hero Ernest 'Ernie' CHILDERS [1918 - 2005].


Via: 1stwarrior  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Ernest Childers (1918-2005) (Creek) joined the National Guard of Oklahoma in 1937 on graduation from Chilocco Indian School, and was called up for active duty in the U.S. Army by President...
MARIA TALLCHIEF ''Americans first Prima Ballerina'' Native American Heritage Month

MARIA TALLCHIEF ''Americans first Prima Ballerina'' Native American Heritage Month


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  12 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

This is a very long article about Maria Tallchief and the ''Five Moons''...American's first Prima Ballerina and the five native women that conquered the world ballet field.  BETH MARIA...
Cmdr Ernest Edwin Evans, MoH Recipient, And The Battle Off Samar - Native American Heritage Month

Cmdr Ernest Edwin Evans, MoH Recipient, And The Battle Off Samar - Native American Heritage Month


By: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

This article was written by a friend of mine, Honmana (Bear Girl in the Hopi language).  This is considered the Navy finest hour. The quote says it all... Lieutenant Commander Robert W....
Native American Heritage Month - Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller - And Proud Cherokee

Native American Heritage Month - Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller - And Proud Cherokee


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  19 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Will Rogers: Actor, Comedian, Political Pundit, Truth Teller—And Proud Cherokee. In our time, we can remember where we were when a few transformative events occurred—the assassination of...
Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent

Native American Heritage Month to Honor a true American Hero - M/Sgt Roy Benavidez MoH recipent


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  27 Comments  •  2 weeks ago

Roy Benavidez Raul (Roy) Perez Benavidez Born August 5, 1935 Died November 29, 1998   (aged 63) Place of birth Cuero, Texas Place of death Brooke Army Medical Center ,...
Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section

Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  one month ago

Chinese National Day Parade - Part 1, The Start and Military Section October 1st was National Day in China, marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the present regime, The People's...
China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending

China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  one month ago

China's National Day Parade - First Half of Civilian Participation and Ending This is a continuation of the beginning and military part of China's National Day Parade on October 1st,...
The Beginning of the Universe (Who are the Yazidis)

The Beginning of the Universe (Who are the Yazidis)


Via: the-irascible-harry-krishner  •  History & Sociology  •  10 Comments  •  one month ago

Unusually good article abut a group that is little known in the west: LALISH, IRAQ In Northern Iraq there is a place called Lalish where the Yezidis say the universe was born. I drove...
Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending

Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending


By: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  2 months ago

Final Part of China's National Day Parade and Ending This is a continuation of the beginning and military part of China's National Day Parade on October 1st, and of the first part of the...
The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad

The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  16 Comments  •  2 months ago

Railroad An Underground Railroad historic marker on May 16, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio   Raymond Boyd—Getty Images BY   ROY E. FINKENBINE / HISTORY NEWS NETWORK...
36 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war

36 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  29 Comments  •  2 months ago

On September 26, 1983, the planet came terrifyingly close to   a nuclear holocaust . The Soviet Union’s missile attack early warning system displayed, in large red letters, the word “LAUNCH”;...
Shocking Video Shows What Happens To A Woman That Pretends To Be Buzzed

Shocking Video Shows What Happens To A Woman That Pretends To Be Buzzed


Via: loretta-mashkawidee-kemsley  •  History & Sociology  •  11 Comments  •  2 months ago

A video that was posted online by rehab clinic Centro Europeo Neurosalus showed what would happen to a woman that is intoxicated in public. The video was filmed in Madrid at 5:30 pm, and the...
What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI  ("Myers Briggs Type Indicator") - PART I of V

What Personality Type Are You? The MBTI ("Myers Briggs Type Indicator") - PART I of V


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  299 Comments  •  2 months ago

There are various differing theories of personality-- and personality types. One that I...
China's Mid-Autumn Festival

China's Mid-Autumn Festival


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  1 Comments  •  2 months ago

Mid-Autumn Festival The Moon Festival, also called the Mid-Autumn Festival or Mid-Autumn Day, is   second in importance   only to the Spring Festival. It falls on the   15th day of the...
Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)

Lessons of first WTC bombing (1993)


Via: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  6 Comments  •  3 months ago

[I was motivated to seed this article from the past when I saw this recent this seed of this current (8/31/2019) news story: " Robert F. Kennedy Assassin Sirhan Sirhan Stabbed In Prison"]....
The Strike That Shook America

The Strike That Shook America


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  21 Comments  •  3 months ago

This coming Monday the U.S. will be celebrating Labor Day. The origins of Labor Day are not a picnic and BBQ, but brutal fighting for the rights of workers. This is one of the strikes that...
Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  11 Comments  •  3 months ago

Aboriginal Talking Sticks - Native Custom Traditional Talking Stick The Talking Stick is a tool used in many Native American Traditions when a council is called. It allows all...
Returning the Military After WW2

Returning the Military After WW2


Via: buzz-of-the-orient  •  History & Sociology  •  5 Comments  •  3 months ago

Returning the Military After WW2 These are the most incredible pictures of the returning military from World War 2. This is proof of history you'll probably never see in children's school...
Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock

Early Native American Guitarist that Rocked, Rock


By: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  35 Comments  •  4 months ago

In 1958 a young guitarist named Link Wray, A Shawnee Indian from rural North Carolina rocked the world with his song ''Rumble''. Rumble was banned because it was said it would create gang...
Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want

Politicians Don’t Actually Care What Voters Want


Via: bob-nelson  •  History & Sociology  •  14 Comments  •  4 months ago

We like to think that politicians care about what their constituents want. If voters in a legislative district have certain views about, say, the legality of abortion, we assume that their...
Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground

Remembering Oka: Canadian forces vs. Mohawks over a golf course and a burial ground


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  25 Comments  •  4 months ago

The Oka crisis was a militarized dispute between the Mohawk people of Kahnawake and the Canadian government over a planned golf course that was to be built over a Mohawk burial ground...
Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon

Pan Am Stewardesses Recall Last Flight Out Of Vietnam, 40 Years After Fall Of Saigon


Via: kavika  •  History & Sociology  •  18 Comments  •  4 months ago

Pan Am, the iconic airline that served American for decades and covered the world with their flights.  The Pan Am Clipper is iconic in aviation history.  This is the story of thre most...
The Debate On The Founding Fathers

The Debate On The Founding Fathers


Via: john-russell  •  History & Sociology  •  20 Comments  •  5 months ago

excerpted from Encyclopedia Britannica .....Within the broader world of popular opinion in the United States, the Founding Fathers are often accorded near mythical status as demigods...
MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You?  NT users'  results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)

MBTI (Myers-Briggs) Part II: What Personality Type Are You? NT users' results revealed! (& some other fascinating stuff)


By: krishna  •  History & Sociology  •  63 Comments  •  5 months ago

[Scroll down to see what type various people on NT are....] If you missed it, Part I is HERE. Part III :  MBTI Myers-Briggs Personality Test - Part III: The "Secret" of each...
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